Mystic Eagle Joins Eagle Bulk Shipping’s Fleet

Image Courtesy: Shipspotting

US-based ship operator Eagle Bulk Shipping has taken delivery of the first of nine Crown-63 Ultramax dry bulk sister vessels, which were purchased from Greenship Bulk Trust in March 2017.

The 63,500 dwt MV Mystic Eagle, previously named JS Tamise, joined the company’s fleet consisting of 41 vessels on the water, including 3 Ultramax ships.

The bulk carrier was constructed in 2013 by China’s shipbuilder Dayang Shipbuilding.

Following the delivery of the remaining eight Ultramaxes, which are scheduled to join Eagle Bulk Shipping’s fleet over the coming months, the company’s pro-forma owned-fleet will consist of 49 Supramaxes and Ultramaxes.

Under the agreement between the parties, which was first unveiled in late February 2017, the US owner initially agreed to acquire six Crown-63 Ultramaxes. The company later received an approval to acquire another three dry bulk sister vessels.

“We are pleased to have been able to secure this fleet acquisition of 9 quality Ultramax vessels, and look forward to having them join Eagle’s fleet over the coming months,” Gary Vogel, Eagle Bulk’s CEO, earlier said.

Eagle Bulk acquired the nine ships, which would be renamed after Connecticut coastal towns, for a total of USD 153 million.

Image Courtesy: Shipspotting

Share this article

Follow World Maritime News

In Depth>

Events>

<< Dec 2017 >>
MTWTFSS
27 28 29 30 1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology

Over the past few years, maritime intelligence gathering and ISR capabilities have returned to the forefront of the defence industry…

read more >

BWMTech

Clarify regulations. Plan BWMS integration. Prevent operational failure…

read more >

Mega Cargo Show 2018

The focus of the event is to bring all connected with cargo fraternity on a single platform…

read more >

Vietship 2018

Vietship is the largest and longest established exhibition in Vietnam featuring all aspect of Shipbuilding, Shipping and Offshore Technology.

Since its first event in 2002, Vietship has become the convergence and platform of advanced technologies regional and worldwide in shipbuilding and ship repair, marine equipment, waterway transportation and services, marine and offshore engineering.

After 16 years of eight consecutive editions, Vietship has affirm itself as an important event in enhancing cooperation and development, attracting investments, exchanging technology and creating ideal opportunities for trade promotion in the international maritime industry.

More info

read more >